The January WCC trustees meeting, originally scheduled for January 15 at the Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, will now take place January 22 at the Wedgwood Broiler. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. Please contact the council president (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish to be on the agenda.
Help decide how to spend $3,000,000 of the City’s budget on relatively small-scale park and street improvement projects in Seattle! Project ideas will be collected January 2 – February 2. Anyone is welcome to propose project ideas. Ideas may be submitted online or in-person at any Seattle Public Library branch or various public outreach events.
From the people who brought you the Women’s March of 2017 comes a new event to commemorate the anniversary of that historic day and kick off a new year of activism. Return to Cal Anderson Park on January 20 at 10 a.m. for Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018. Visit the event webpage on Facebook for more details and updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060643887505131/
This is an invitation to all women who want to sing with a non-audition chorus in North Seattle. The Emerald City Women’s Chorus is looking for more members. The chorus meets in the Wedgwood neighborhood on Monday nights (7:30-9:30 p.m.) during the “school year.”
Senator David Frockt and Representatives Gerry Pollet and Javier Valdez are holding a joint town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 3, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Nathan Hale High School Performing Arts Center. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get some feedback about district issues.
The Vision Zero Project has a mission: end traffic deaths and serious injuries along the NE 65th St. corridor by 2030. To that end, Vision Zero has conducted two community forums since February of this year to identify challenges and potential solutions to make the sometimes treacherous thoroughfare safer. Some short-term safety improvements were implemented this year, and long-term design changes that take into account the opening of the Roosevelt Link station (on the horizon in 2021), and the increased challenges of moving transit, bikers, walkers, and drivers along the busy arterial are due to be completed in January 2018. Read More …
Our friends at Lake City Future First are hosting their last Community Conversation of the year at the Lake City Community Center, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The FREE event will feature complimentary food, music, and information about how to engage with local businesses and programs as a volunteer. Visitors are asked to bring a donation of socks, whole grain cereals, canned tuna, chicken, tomato sauces, or peanut butter which will be distributed to those in need by North Helpline.
You’re invited to Emerald City Women’s Chorus Holiday Concert Debut! The concert will take place on Monday, December 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Norse Home, 5311 Phinney Ave N, Seattle. Free-will donations will be gratefully accepted. The chorus has a wonderful holiday concert planned, full of fun and beautiful music to joyfully start the holiday season. Plus, there will be time afterwards to mingle with friends and enjoy some complimentary treats and beverages. The new Emerald City Women’s Chorus was formed by past members of the Rain City Women’s Chorus after founder and director, Jo-Ann Christen, retired last spring. The new non-audition chorus is off to a great start Read More …
Join the Eckstein Middle School PTSA and Bryant Elementary PTSA for a forum on Seattle School funding featuring 46th District State Senator David Frockt, 46th District Rep. Gerry Pollet, and SPS Asst. Supt. of Business & Finance JoLynn Berge on Thursday, November 30th at 7:00 PM Eckstein Middle School Auditorium. See more information in the Funding Forum Flyer.
If you were unable to attend last week’s mayoral forum here are the notes: